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Multiculturalism

An Intercultural Love Story in a Bicultural Setting

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An Intercultural Love Story in a Bicultural Setting

Authors: Ruben Olague, María I. Castillo & Valentin Ekiaka Nzai. Texas A&M University-Kingsville Photo Credit: May Yee Ng Abstract This article discusses insights from a focus group exchange about intercultural partners’ challenges when dating a partner from another culturally and linguistic diverse background in a predominantly monolingual setting. A Ginsburg technique was used to collect […]

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General Multilingualism

English as a Third Language (L3) in Our Classrooms!?

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By Charissa Reijmers Photo credit: woodleywonderworks Introduction This article is aimed at ESL teachers worldwide. As the term ESL (English as a Second Language) indicates, the way we teach is usually focused on learners who learn English as their second language. For many learners English might not be their second (L2) but their third (L3) […]

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Expert Advice

Does Learning Languages Make Kids Smarter? Bialystok, Petitto and Gazzellone Share Their Thoughts

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Although we included this video in our May 1st Week in Review post, I wanted to create a separate post for it. Why? Because it is just that good! Watch it below to find out for yourself and then spread the word! What did you think of the video? Are you left with unanswered questions? […]

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The Benefits of Multilingualism

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By Michał B. Paradowski Institute of Applied Linguistics, University of Warsaw Photo Credit: Anthony Kelley To have another language is to possess a second soul. — Charlemagne (742/7 – 814), King of the Franks Multilingualism is the natural potential available to every normal human being rather than an unusual exception: “Given the appropriate environment, two […]

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The Benefits of Multilingualism – Full Article

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By Michał B. Paradowski Institute of Applied Linguistics, University of Warsaw Photo Credit: Anthony Kelley To have another language is to possess a second soul. — Charlemagne (742/7 – 814), King of the Franks Multilingualism is the natural potential available to every normal human being rather than an unusual exception; it is only the environmental […]

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